Astec Industries, Inc. (ASTE) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 08, 2014


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Astec Industries, Inc. ( ASTE ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 08, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.1 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 29, 2014. Shareholders who purchased ASTE stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 5th quarter that ASTE has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $39.31, the dividend yield is 1.02%.

The previous trading day's last sale of ASTE was $39.31, representing a -14.54% decrease from the 52 week high of $46 and a 19.92% increase over the 52 week low of $32.78.

ASTE is a part of the Capital Goods sector, which includes companies such as Caterpillar, Inc. ( CAT ) and CNH Industrial N.V. ( CNHI ). ASTE's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.53. Zacks Investment Research reports ASTE's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 15.89%, compared to an industry average of 13.4%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the ASTE Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

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